2018 Anniversary Celebration

Allison Scorca presents Peter Marshall of S & H Uniforms with the Employee of the Year Award.

Anniversary Celebration Sponsors

     Premier Sponsor


Major Sponsor






Marianne and Patrick Brown


Contributing Sponsors


Karen Brown               The Kitson Law Firm




Special Awards

Ellen Bloom, center, Director of Marketing at New York Presbyterian Hospital, receives the Supervisor of the Year Award from CAREERS Employment Specialist Maggie Smith and intern Robert Lovett.

Scott Bennett accepts Turco’s Employer of the Year Award from CAREERS Tanya Morton.

Janet Cecere of S & H Uniform receives the Outstanding Internship Support Award from CAREERS Allison Scorca and S & H employee Lyle Davidson.

Debbie Arvonio, center, receives the Outstanding Parental Support Award from her son Chris and his Employment Specialist Karen Holubis.

Barbara Benzinberg and Carolyn Gallagher of Stop & Shop receive Outstanding Workplace Support Award from Andrew Grimes and CAREERS Maggie Smith.

Gwen Canfield, left, accepts the Outstanding High School Transition Support Award on behalf of Debbie Gabrione from ACCES-VR. CAREERS client Tom Adimari and Transition Specialist Jennifer Retacco

Dr. Alyssa Brown, center, accepts the Outstanding Advocate Award from her niece, Robin Scheer and CAREERS Allegra Palevich

Nina Capitelli from Mt. Vernon High Schools receives the Outstanding High School Transition Support Award from CAREERS Jen Retacco and Employment Specialist Damon Ragin.


Personal Achievement Awards

JoAnn Gilleo receives a Personal Achievement award from Rebecca Appleyard.

Chris Hoch receives his award from his Employment Specialist Kim Flynn.

Lukas Guzman receives a Personal Achievement Award from Employment Specialist Allegra Palevich.


Not pictured:  Nick DeTorres and Mariah Scarnati


Awards of Appreciation

Doug Cuzzi, a participant in our AIM program, presents Steve Hoffman from KeyBank with an Award of Appreciation.

Nick Simon presents the award to Jen Foster from Peoples United Community Foundation.

Warren Forbes presents an Award of Appreciation to Drew Coburn from United Way of Westchester and Putnam.


Not PicturedHitachi Metals America Community Action Committee, Wells Fargo, Aegean Transamerica Foundation, HOPE For Youth Foundation

Retirement Honorees

Ellen Culhane retired from The Gap in Mt. Kisco after 21 years! She receives her award from her Employment Specialist Kim Flynn.

Jackie Newburg retired from Whitson’s Food Service after 26 years. She receives her award from her Employment Specialist Rebecca Appleyard.










Not pictured:  Wendell Vlachos


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